The Future of Governing
University Press of Kansas, 2001 - 260 pages
Global politics have been transformed by revolution and reformation in the last two decades. As political systems crashed or teetered precariously and entire governments and national boundaries dissolved, even the relatively stable industrialized democracies have been forced to reorganize their governments in the face of the increasing discontent of their citizens. Peters provides a concise and insightful guide to the fundamental ideas underlying these reform movements and their future impact on governance.
This revised edition includes three new chapters that add valuable analysis and perspective to current debates surrounding the political and administrative change in less-developed countries, the deficiencies of public administration theory, and the ways in which reform begets further reform and creates a belief in the desirability of continuous reform.
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12 Moreover , this approach argues that the instruments used to organize and
motivate personnel are as applicable in the public sector as they are in the
private ( Linden 1994 ) . It then denies the relevance of most of the traditional
model of ...
relied on public education as a major component of the system for enculturating
immigrants . The choices ... It also conceptualizes public - sector agencies as
facing the same managerial and service - delivery tasks as do organizations ...
Skeptics question whether TQM is really suitable for the public sector ( Swiss
1993 ; Walters 1992c ) . In the first place , there may not always be the latitude for
involvement and job - shaping in the public sector that is found in the private
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